In Colorado, Employers Can Still Ask for Pay History

A watershed 9th Circuit decision in April wasn’t enough to convince Colorado senators to pass a bill limiting employers’ ability to ask about applicants’...

(Still) An Uncertain Future for Marijuana Businesses

It’s been nearly three months since Attorney General Jeff Sessions revoked the Cole Memo, the Obama-era guidance that recognized marijuana’s federal illegality under the...

Bill Aims to Align National Standards for Municipal Courts

A bill introduced in the Colorado Senate aims to expand state-regulated public defense attorneys to municipal courts indigent defendants. The Senate Judiciary Committee heard...

No Longer an Easy Target

A pair of bills intended to crack down on websites complicit in sex work and trafficking have landed on President Donald Trump’s desk after...

Revenge in the Digital Age

A new bill introduced in the Colorado House of Representatives earlier this month aims to revise criminal offense statutes surrounding “revenge pornography,” a practice...

Colorado’s Opioid Crisis: A Web of Policy Solutions

The Colorado House of Representatives’ Public Health Care and Human Services Committee gave the go-ahead Tuesday for three bills designed to address gaps in...

A Rape Shield Law for Victims

Colorado’s criminal code already bars evidence in rape proceedings related to the victim’s sexual conduct, save for a few exceptions, and civil law may...
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Conversion Therapy Ban Bill Makes Third Attempt

Openly gay U.S. figure skater Adam Rippon recently declined to meet Vice President Mike Pence at the Pyeongchang Olympics over his perceived stances on...

Legislation Aims to Regulate Oil and Gas Development

A proposed bill introduced at the start of this legislative session seeks to regulate oil and gas development to prioritize health and public safety....
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Senate Committee Says No to Supervised Injection Site

A bill that would have allowed the state to set up a safe injection site for drug users failed a committee vote Wednesday. After about...